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Kentucky Festivals and Events

Kentucky events

Kentucky is a state so enriched with interesting history and heritage, music and arts, sports and outdoors, there always seems to be a fun festival celebrating a Kentucky something or somebody.

The Kentucky Derby may be our best known event, but if you thought it was just a horse race— think again. The Kentucky Derby Festival, a multi-week celebration of the Kentucky Derby itself,  offers festivities ranging from steamboat and hot air balloon races to marathons, celebrity events and the Thunder Over Louisville fireworks display.

Other cool Kentucky festivals include Owensboro's International Bar-B-Q Festival, London's World Chicken Festival, and the oldest bluegrass music festival in the state: Lexington's The Festival of the Bluegrass.

Use the search below to discover Kentucky events by city, region, date and keyword.

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Mar 13 - Mar 14, 2015
Hopkinsville, KY
The 6th annual Hopkinsville International Festival will take place on March 13th & 14th at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. On Friday March 13th the International F...
Mar 13 - Mar 15, 2015
Hopkinsville, KY
You're invited to the Kentucky Bunco Bash 2015 to be held at the Holiday Inn in Hopkinsville. This event benefits the Pink Ribbon Network, a local breast cancer support grou...
Mar 20 - Mar 22, 2015
Hopkinsville, KY
Executive Director of Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. and author Kevin Todeschi and the Museums of Hopkinsville invite you to pay tribute to Hopkinsville’s most famous son,...
Sep 12 - Sep 13, 2015
Hopkinsville, KY
This historically important event features tribal dancing, Native American storytelling, arts and crafts, and more. Enjoy wood carving, bow making, flint knapping, open fire c...
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